Category Archives: Kansas City Star Patterns

September 18, 2014

Bobbins’ Bargains Offers a Cornucopia of Ideas

This week, Mrs. Bobbins has an abundance of inspiration for you. She is always one to find a good deal out there in the quilt world. Now she brings her amazing talents to you … with her weekly Bobbins’ Bargains! Every Thursday, Mrs. Bobbins will select one of our books and offer it to you Continue Reading

February 26, 2013

A Different Kind of Snow Pattern

Now that Mrs. Bobbins has decreed this snow day a sew day, we’re celebrating by offering 8-Point Snowflake, a free pattern you can download and get started on today. First published in The Kansas City Star in 1953, the pattern uses light, medium and dark blue fabric to give an appropriately frosty feel. To see Continue Reading

July 25, 2012

Call for Quilts!

Want one of YOUR quilts published in a book?!  We’re in need of some quilts to publish in the 8th installment of the My Stars series – and we’re hoping you can help us out! With each new book, the series gains in popularity.  And now you can be a part of that!  If you Continue Reading

January 4, 2012

Call for Quilts!

We’ve been having such a great time with the My Stars series, getting to redraft those old patterns that many of us hold so dear.  It’s also been great to see quilts made up of the patterns from all of your collections. And now we’re asking to see more quilts again!  We’re putting together My Continue Reading

May 19, 2011

Call for quilts!

I can’t believe we’ve been doing this for nearly three years now!  We will release our sixth installment of the My Stars series this fall, and we want to see your quilt published in it! This is your chance to own the entire collection of historical Kansas City Star patterns that were published in the Continue Reading